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CDC Confirms Negative Ebola Results for Yale Student

NBC Connecticut - 16 Oct 2014
A Yale University doctoral student hospitalized for treatment of Ebola-like symptoms has tested negative for the virus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed Friday afternoon, according to the New Haven mayor's office. The student ...
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What Breed Is Your Dog? Test Its DNA to Find Out

Popular Mechanics - 18 Jul 2017
If you've ever walked a dog, you've probably fielded a question about what breed it is. Now, a new start-up wants to give you the answer to that question with startling specificity. Embark wants to be the 23AndMe of dogs, genetically discovering your ...
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Rough Week For Government-Run Healthcare

American Council on Science and Health - 12 Aug 2017
At Yale, she was President of the Yale Science and Engineering Association, majored in American Studies and concentrated in media and film, spending her final year researching her senior essay entitled, "Ebola: The Making of an Epidemic"-- exploring ...
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Climate, energy jobs vanish at science office

E&E News - 04 Aug 2017
He said he was concerned that in case of a crisis — such as the recent Ebola epidemic — the administration wouldn't be able to move fast enough in coordinating officials across agencies. "If there is nobody home at OSTP, or nobody home of sufficient ...
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Tests Prove Negative for Ebola in Yale Graduate Student

New York Times - 16 Oct 2014
Officials in Connecticut said on Thursday afternoon that a Yale graduate student hospitalized with “Ebola-like symptoms” had tested negative for the virus, alleviating fears that the deadly disease had reached the Northeast. The student, who recently ...
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Students Urge CDC to Modify Proposed Quarantine Regulations

Yale News - 21 Dec 2016
“Our government must learn from its missteps during the 2014 Ebola crisis, when health care workers and West African immigrants were needlessly quarantined despite never showing symptoms of Ebola,” said Roth. “During future pandemics ...
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Clinic Lawsuit Challenges Ebola Quarantines

Yale News - 08 Feb 2016
The Legal Services Organization at Yale Law School, Connecticut residents, and their representatives filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court on Monday, February 8, 2016 challenging a pattern and practice of unlawful quarantine of travelers from ...
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Gradual environmental change is an ally to viral pathogens

Yale News - 01 Feb 2017
How viruses like Ebola, influenza or even the common cold adapt is a question that affects the health of everyone on earth. A new Yale University study reveals that gradual exposure to new host species leads to major genetic changes in these pathogens ...
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Yale–ACLU Report Questions Ebola Quarantines

Yale News - 04 Dec 2015
“The Ebola quarantines and other movement restrictions put in place throughout the nation beginning in late 2014 were motivated by fear and by politics, not by medical science,” Gregg Gonsalves, Co-Director of the Yale GHJP says. “We need to learn from ...
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Connecticut Faces Lawsuit Over Ebola Quarantine Policies

New York Times - 07 Feb 2016
Dannel P. Malloy of Connecticut and the state's acting and former health commissioners on behalf of residents affected by Connecticut's Ebola quarantine policies, including two who were Yale graduate students. The complaint seeks unspecified damages ...
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Students help track Ebola in Liberia

Yale Alumni Magazine - 08 Jan 2015
You may have seen the headlines about Ryan Boyko '18PhD, a Yale School of Public Health student who was admitted to Yale–New Haven Hospital in October over fears that he had contracted Ebola in Liberia. But less widely publicized is the work Boyko ...
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US Retreats From Its Lead on Epidemic Preparedness

YaleGlobal Online - 27 Jun 2017
Massive in scope and fast-spreading, the Ebola epidemic in West Africa killed more than 11,300 people within 18 months. It weakened health systems and took a dreadful toll on the countries' economies and social systems. · The Zika virus, a mosquito ...
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Yale researchers reveal Ebola virus spreads in social clusters

Yale News - 16 Dec 2014
Prior studies of Ebola transmission were based on models that assumed the spread of infection occurred between random pairs of individuals. However, because transmission of the virus happens most often in hospitals, households, and funeral settings ...
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Q&A: Former MSF president on the WHO leadership race

Devex - 11 May 2017
For Dr. Unni Karunakara, a senior fellow at the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs at Yale University and former international president of Médecins Sans Frontières, reform begins with recentering the WHO's activities around its norm-setting mission.
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Yale study models gun violence as a social epidemic

Yale Daily News (blog) - 17 Jan 2017
A Yale study published as part of a series on gun violence has garnered national media attention for its treatment of firearm violence as a contagious social epidemic. By visualizing instances of gun violence within social networks, researchers were ...
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Brain tumors may be new victims of Ebola-like virus

Yale News - 16 Apr 2015
Brain tumors are notoriously difficult for most drugs to reach, but Yale researchers have found a promising but unlikely new ally against brain cancers — portions of a deadly virus similar to Ebola. A virus containing proteins found in the Lassa virus ...

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